Making The Geologic Time Scale Real
Students construct a geologic timeline the size of a football field. They work in small groups to calculate the yardage for significant events in the Earth's history and then as a class pace out all of the events.
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Worksheet: How Do We Know How Old Earth Is?
A short reading passage about types of evidence used to estimate Earth's age is provided before giving junior geologists a research assignment. They define petrology, stratigraphy, and paleoontology. They describe the job of a geologist...
6th - 9th Science